Material Safety Data
Aluminum Sulfate Octadecahydrate
Section 1 - Chemical Product and Company
MSDS Name: Aluminum Sulfate
Catalog Numbers: A613 500, A613-500,
Synonyms: Aluminum trisulfate, sulfuric acid aluminum salt
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Section 2 -
Composition, Information on Ingredients
||Aluminum Sulfate Octadecahydrate
Hazard Symbols: None listed.
Risk Phrases: None listed.
Section 3 - Hazards
Appearance: white. Caution! May cause respiratory and
digestive tract irritation. May cause mechanical eye and skin irritation. This
is expected to be a low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Eye: Dust may cause mechanical
Skin: May cause skin irritation. Low hazard for
usual industrial handling.
Ingestion: Ingestion of large
amounts may cause gastrointestinal irritation. Expected to be a low ingestion
Inhalation: May cause respiratory tract irritation.
Low hazard for usual industrial handling.
Section 4 - First Aid
Eyes: Flush eyes with plenty of water for at least
15 minutes, occasionally lifting the upper and lower eyelids. Get medical aid.
Skin: Flush skin with plenty of soap and water for at least
15 minutes while removing contaminated clothing and shoes. Get medical aid if
irritation develops or persists.
Ingestion: If victim is
conscious and alert, give 2-4 cupfuls of milk or water. Never give anything by
mouth to an unconscious person. Get medical aid.
Inhalation: Remove from exposure to fresh air immediately.
If not breathing, give artificial respiration. If breathing is difficult, give
oxygen. Get medical aid if cough or other symptoms appear.
Physician: Treat symptomatically and supportively.
Antidote: None reported.
Section 5 - Fire
Information: As in any fire, wear a self-contained breathing apparatus
in pressure-demand, MSHA/NIOSH (approved or equivalent), and full protective
Extinguishing Media: For small fires, use water
spray, dry chemical, carbon dioxide or chemical foam.
Section 6 -
Accidental Release Measures
Information: Use proper personal protective equipment as indicated in
Spills/Leaks: Vacuum or sweep up material and
place into a suitable disposal container. Avoid generating dusty conditions.
Section 7 - Handling
Handling: Use with adequate ventilation. Minimize
dust generation and accumulation. Avoid contact with skin and eyes. Avoid
ingestion and inhalation.
Storage: Store in a tightly
closed container. Keep from contact with oxidizing materials. Store in a cool,
dry, well-ventilated area away from incompatible substances. Keep away from
Section 8 - Exposure
Controls, Personal Protection
Controls: Use adequate ventilation to keep airborne concentrations low.
|Aluminum Sulfate Octadecahydrate
OSHA Vacated PELs: Aluminum
Sulfate Octadecahydrate: No OSHA Vacated PELs are listed for this chemical.
Personal Protective Equipment
Wear appropriate protective eyeglasses or chemical safety goggles as described
by OSHA's eye and face protection regulations in 29 CFR 1910.133 or European
Skin: Wear appropriate gloves to prevent
Clothing: Wear appropriate protective
clothing to minimize contact with skin.
Respirators: Follow the OSHA
respirator regulations found in 29CFR 1910.134 or European Standard EN 149.
Always use a NIOSH or European Standard EN 149 approved respirator when
Section 9 - Physical
and Chemical Properties
Odor: none reported
Acidic in solution.
Vapor Pressure: Negligible.
Density: Not available.
Viscosity: Not available.
Boiling Point: Not available.
Freezing/Melting Point:189 deg F
Flash Point: Not applicable.
Temperature:189 deg F
NFPA Rating: Not published.
Explosion Limits, Lower:Not available.
Solubility: 86.9% at 32 F
Gravity/Density:1.69 at 62øF
Section 10 -
Stability and Reactivity
Conditions to Avoid: Incompatible materials,
Incompatibilities with Other Materials: Incompatible with
strong oxidizing agents. Decomposes in water which may generate quantities of
heat or pressure.
Hazardous Decomposition Products: Oxides of sulfur,
Hazardous Polymerization: Has not been reported.
Section 11 -
CAS# 7784-31-8: WS5697000
Oral, mouse: LD50 = >9 gm/kg;
Oral, rat: LD50 = >9
CAS# 7784-31-8: Not listed by
ACGIH, IARC, NIOSH, NTP, or OSHA.
Epidemiology: No data available.
Teratogenicity: No data available.
No data available.
Neurotoxicity: No data available.
Mutagenicity: No data available.
Other Studies: No data
Section 12 -
No information available.
Section 13 - Disposal
Chemical waste generators
must determine whether a discarded chemical is classified as a hazardous waste.
US EPA guidelines for the classification determination are listed in 40 CFR
Parts 261.3. Additionally, waste generators must consult state and local
hazardous waste regulations to ensure complete and accurate classification.
RCRA P-Series: None listed.
RCRA U-Series: None listed.
Section 14 -
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Section 15 -
CAS# 7784-31-8 is not listed on the
TSCA inventory. It is for research and development use only.
Safety Reporting List
None of the chemicals are on the Health &
Safety Reporting List.
Chemical Test Rules
None of the chemicals
in this product are under a Chemical Test Rule.
of the chemicals are listed under TSCA Section 12b.
TSCA Significant New
None of the chemicals in this material have a SNUR under TSCA.
Section 302 (RQ)
None of the chemicals in this
material have an RQ.
Section 302 (TPQ)
None of the chemicals in
this product have a TPQ.
CAS # 7784-31-8: acute,
This material contains Aluminum Sulfate
Octadecahydrate (listed as ** undefined **), 100%, (CAS# 7784-31-8) which is
subject to the reporting requirements of Section 313 of SARA Title III and 40
CFR Part 373.
Clean Air Act:
This material does not contain any
hazardous air pollutants. This material does not contain any Class 1 Ozone
depletors. This material does not contain any Class 2 Ozone depletors.
Clean Water Act:
None of the chemicals in this product are listed
as Hazardous Substances under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this product are
listed as Priority Pollutants under the CWA. None of the chemicals in this
product are listed as Toxic Pollutants under the CWA.
of the chemicals in this product are considered highly hazardous by OSHA.
CAS# 7784-31-8 is not present on state lists from CA, PA,
MN, MA, FL, or NJ.
California No Significant Risk Level: None of the
chemicals in this product are listed. European/International
European Labeling in Accordance with EC
CAS# 7784-31-8: No information available.
None of the chemicals in this product
are listed on the DSL or NDSL list. WHMIS: Not available.
CAS# 7784-31-8 is
not listed on Canada's Ingredient Disclosure List.
CAS# 7784-31-8 (listed as ** undefined **): OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 10
OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 5 mg/m3 (fumes)
OEL-AUSTRALIA:TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp. dust) OEL-BELGIUM:TWA 10 mg/m3 OE
L-BELGIUM:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL-BELGIUM:TWA 5 mg/m3 (fumes)
LGIUM:TWA 5 mg/m3 (resp. dust) OEL-DENMARK:TWA 10 mg/m3 (resp. dust)
OEL-DENMARK:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL-DENMARK:TWA 5 mg/m3 (fumes) OEL
-FINLAND:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL-FRANCE:TWA 10 mg/m3 OEL-FRANCE:TWA
mg/m3 (salts) OEL-FRANCE:TWA 5 mg/m3 (fumes) OEL-FRANCE:TWA 5 mg/m
dust) OEL-GERMANY:TWA 6 mg/m3 OEL-HUNGARY:STEL 5 mg/m3 OEL
mg/m3;STEL 4 mg/m3 (salts) JAN9 OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TW
A 10 mg/m3 (resp.
dust) OEL-THE NETHERLANDS:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL-
RUSSIA:STEL 2 mg/m3
OEL-SWEDEN:TWA 10 mg/m3 (resp. dust) OEL-SWEDEN:
TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts)
OEL-SWEDEN:TWA 4 mg/m3 OEL-SWEDEN:TWA 5 mg/m3 (r
OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 6
OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 6 mg/m3 OEL-SWITZERLAND:TWA 6 mg/
m3 (resp. dust)
OEL-UNITED KINGDOM:TWA 10 mg/m3;STEL 20 mg/m3 OEL-UN
ITED KINGDOM:TWA 10
mg/m3;STEL 20 mg/m3 (resp. dust) OEL-UNITED KINGD
OM:TWA 2 mg/m3 (salts) OEL
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Section 16 -
MSDS Creation Date:
Revision #1 Date: 8/02/2000
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